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Erratum: Mesenchymal stem cell pretreatment of non-heart-beating-donors in experimental lung transplantation

  • Thorsten Wittwer1, 2Email author,
  • Parwis Rahmanian1,
  • Yeong-Hoon Choi1, 2,
  • Mohamed Zeriouh1,
  • Samira Karavidic1,
  • Klaus Neef1, 2,
  • Astrid Christmann3,
  • Tanja Piatkowski3,
  • Anke Schnapper3,
  • Matthias Ochs3, 4,
  • Christian Mühlfeld3, 4,
  • Anja Sterner-Kock5,
  • Maria Guschlbauer5,
  • Florian Hofmaier5,
  • Alexandra C Maul5 and
  • Thorsten Wahlers1, 2
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery201510:75

Published: 21 May 2015

The original article was published in Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2014 9:151

Following publication of this manuscript [1] it was discovered that several authors were inadvertently omitted from the author list. Anja Sterner-Kock, Maria Guschbauer, Florian Hofmaier and Alexandra Maul have now been added to the correct author list above. The authors apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.



Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Center, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Center of Molecular Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Institute of Functional and Applied Anatomy, Hannover Medical School, Biomedical Research in Endstage and Obstructive Lung Disease Hannover (BREATH), Member of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), Hannover, Germany
Cluster of Excellence Rebirth (From Regenerative Biology to Reconstructive Therapy), Hannover, Germany
Center for Experimental Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany


  1. Wittwer T, Rahmanian P, Choi YH, Zeriouh M, Karavidic S, Neef K, et al. Mesenchymal stem cell pretreatment of non-heart-beating-donors in experimental lung transplantation. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014;9:151.PubMed CentralPubMedGoogle Scholar


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